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Expert analysis on the HR topics that matter most - from interesting HR research, to exciting SenseHR news.

How to handle holiday leave carryover

Many HR managers reach December wondering why there are still so many unused holiday days in their HR system. But should you let employees carry it over?

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10 gig economy sites

10 gig economy sites reviewed from an employer’s perspective

The modern workforce includes several consultants, contractors and freelancers. Here are 10 top gig economy websites to help you find top talent for your teams.

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10 ways leading organisations are reducing staff sickness

10 ways leading organisations are reducing staff sickness

Reducing sickness absence is not about forcing your people to show up to work no matter what they’re going through. It’s about putting the right wellness programmes and support into place. Here are 10 ways successful organisations are reducing staff sickness.

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11 pieces of people data you should be tracking and reporting

11 pieces of people data you should be tracking and reporting

We have access to more people data than ever before. But what data points should we be collecting, monitoring and analysing? Here are 11 great places to start that could help you make more impact with HR data.

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Onboarding: Expectations VS reality

Onboarding: Expectations VS reality 

At some point, most of us have bounced into a new job like Tigger, only to shuffle out at the end of the first week feeling more like Eeyore. But why?

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A general theory of pro-rata and part-time holiday entitlement

A general theory of pro-rata and part-time holiday entitlement  

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who has the fairest leave entitlement calculation of them all… It’s us! Over here! We do! And here it is.

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Top 6 technology skills HR professionals need now

Top 6 technology skills HR professionals need now 

The future of work is here! In this article, we’re looking at the 6 crucial technology skills HR professionals need right now, if they want to remain relevant and help their organisation grow.

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The modern HR Manager song

The modern HR Manager’s song; or I am the very model of a modern HR manager 

Summary: Honestly, I don’t know how to summarise this one. I guess it’s a song for all the unsung HR managers out there. Thank you for all you do.

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Are Gen-Z the new benchmark for workforce changes

Are Gen-Z the new benchmark for workforce changes and can the people profession keep up? 

Gen-Z might seem like a scary alien invasion but turns out they’re probably a good barometer for changing workforce requirements. So, here’s how HR managers can keep everyone happy without breaking (too much) of a sweat.

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mental health initiatives in the workplace

The catch-22 of mental health initiatives in the workplace and how the people profession can help 

The stigma surrounding poor mental health doesn’t exist because mental health problems are rare. It only exists because the meritocracy of workplace society, and all western society, has historically dictated that it’s not worth talking about. But that’s changing and it’s changing very fast. And the people profession will be in the driving seat of the mental health express.

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